[xubuntu-users] Fwd: video issue with xubuntu 12.04

Ali Linx (amjjawad) amjjawad at gmail.com
Sun Aug 25 21:08:59 UTC 2013

On Mon, Aug 26, 2013 at 1:03 AM, Keith Rodenhausen <
keith.rodenhausen at gmail.com> wrote:

> It may be the case that GRUB is just not displaying the boot screen
> because it is seeing that you have a monitor with higher res than 1024x768.
> So to test this thought, simply reboot, wait about a minute (get a cup of
> coffee) and see if you are finally logged in. There is probably a 30 second
> pause in the boot screen before it takes the default. You should eventually
> be logged into your xubuntu session. If after about three minutes the
> screen is still black, I don't know.
> If you are finally logged in, its an easy matter of re-configuring GRUB to
> set the boot resolution to 1024x768.
> ____________________________________________________
> Thanks! - Keith
> On Sun, Aug 25, 2013 at 3:05 PM, Ali Linx (amjjawad) <amjjawad at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hi,
>> This is the best place :)
>> By the way, what do you mean " I opted in setup to boot straight to the
>> xfce desktop with no login" ??? could you please explain more so that I/we
>> can help?
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Dave Stevens <geek at uniserve.com>
>> Date: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 at 11:11 PM
>> Subject: video issue with xubuntu 12.04
>> To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions" <
>> ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
>> Hi,
>> If this isn't the best list please refer me to a better one.
>> I've installed xubuntu 12.04.1 onto a Compaq Presario SR5130NX box with
>> onboard nVisia GeFores 6150SE graphics adapter. Because the users are kids
>> I opted in setup to boot straight to the xfce desktop with no login.
>> Everyhing is fine until the desktop (should) appear, at which point the
>> monitor, an Acer AL1916W, complains, saying, "Input Not Supported." I
>> suspect that the monitor is being sent a higher resolution image than it
>> can display hence the error message.
>> I don't see how to intervene to go to a lower res, the boot process seems
>> seamless right up to the error message. Ideas? References?
>> Dave

It happened with me in the past and this was the solution:

It begins here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1195275&page=83
>From comment: #825<http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1195275&p=11661882#post11661882>

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